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'Not colonial' Sanofi initiates KiDS in India

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Sanofi is not a colonial company, said CEO Christopher Viehbacher at a media briefing in Mumbai on 30 September 2013. Addressing both the technology transfer agenda and Indian sensitivities to multinationals that appear to act in an imperialist fashion, it is not a firm that simply discovers and produces medicines in its home country and essentially looks for export markets, said Mr Viehbacher.

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